Kelly is entering her freshman season after a high school career during which she earned all-state honors all four years. She finished first at state in the 4x800m relay in 2006 and second in 2007. She was runnerup at the state meet for the 3200m in 2006 with a time of 11:24. She missed her senior track season due to illness. In cross country, she had fours years of top 10 finishes.
Kelly was a member of the National Honor Society and was selected as scholar athlete of the month. She was also a Kansas Honor Scholar and spent the summer before her freshman year touring Australia with a group of students from her school.
Kelly enjoys both running and hiking. She is also a talented singer. She was born to Randy and Joanne Renfro.